When Frederick Harrison Hale was born on 28 March 1887, in Morristown, Hamblen, Tennessee, United States, his father, Richard Spencer Hale, was 37 and his mother, Sarah Ann Smith, was 36. He married Effie Kathleen Litz on 14 October 1920, in Hamblen, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Civil District 8, Claiborne, Tennessee, United States in 1930 and Civil District 8, Hamblen, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died on 27 March 1945, in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 57.
English: topographic name for someone who lived in a (usually remote) nook or corner of land, from Old English and Middle English hale, dative of h(e)alh ‘nook, hollow’, or a habitational name from a place so named such as Hale in Cheshire, Hampshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, Holme Hale (Norfolk), Hale Street (Kent), and Haile (Cumberland). In northern England the word often has a specialized meaning, denoting a piece of flat alluvial land by the side of a river, typically one deposited in a bend. See Haugh . In southeastern England it often referred to a patch of dry land in a fen. In some cases the surname may be a habitational name from any of several places in England named with this fossilized inflected form, which would originally have been preceded by a preposition, e.g. in the hale or at the hale. This surname is also established in south Wales.
Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Céile (see McHale ).
Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Halle .
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